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  1. SPCA makes it easy to adopt pets

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to an abandoned or rescued pet. There is an increasing trend among Hongkongers to adopt a pet, according to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), Hong Kong. From 2008 to 2009, 2,900 animals were adopted by Hongkongers from the SPCA, and from January to March, there were 770 cases of adoption. Apart from common house pets, the SPCA also houses rabbits, hamsters, terrapins, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/720436/spca-makes-it-easy-adopt-pets
  2. Interest in SPCA's adoptathon indicates things are looking up for abandoned pets

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... adopted compared to the year before,' says Michael Wong Ho-ming, the SPCA's deputy director of community development. Although only about 80 abandoned dogs, cats, rabbits and hamsters found new homes through the SPCA's adoptathon held over the weekend- roughly the same as the previous year's- Wong has reason to feel 'cautiously optimistic'. More than 2,500 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713340/interest-spcas-adoptathon-indicates-things-are-looking-abandoned-pets
  3. Hello Kitty becomes SPCA's new celebrity envoy to spread goodwill to all animals

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... appointed the character Hello Kitty as the new ambassador of its inspectorate team and she will help educate the public to respect all animals and take better care of our companion animals. SPCA ... there is a human ambassador, too, in pop star Kary Ng Yu-fei. Both she and the mouthless Kitty will aim to promote April 13 as the SPCA's Blue Ribbon day when the animal group will be encouraging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710611/hello-kitty-becomes-spcas-new-celebrity-envoy-spread-goodwill-all-animals
  4. Dogs have their day as TV host donates book profits to SPCA

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Radio and television host Kitty Yuen Siu-yee says she's giving her furry friends all the money she's made from her book about her chihuahua Dee Dee. Last week, she donated the HK$15,000 she raised from the book DEEGree of Love t ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/716633/dogs-have-their-day-tv-host-donates-book-profits-spca
  5. Dog-lovers have their lucky day

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak SPCA's 88-year anniversary cocktail party Where: Former Central Police Station, Hollywood Road When: February 4 What: Tails were wagging at the dog-friendly party held by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals as celebrities and celebrants brought their pampered pets along and f?ted the long-serving animal group. Who: Joining in the celebrations were SPCA ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707038/dog-lovers-have-their-lucky-day
  6. Pets left for longer as adoption rates slow

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... such a decline, and in fact the number of cats adopted had risen in 2003, when Sars struck. Potato (pictured), a 21-month female mongrel, has lived in the SPCA kennels for 17 months. Rescued when she was a puppy, Potato lived with a foster family for a few weeks and then went back to the SPCA, where she has lived since. Dogs and cats are not the only pets to be affected by the downturn in adoption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/712837/pets-left-longer-adoption-rates-slow
  7. Taken in after family's murder, Da Da- and her 30 mates- seek new shelter

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... the site vacated by March 27 to make way for a housing project for the elderly. The centre is one of six run by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). The others are all full ... centres in an effort to free up more space. SPCA welfare services deputy director Dr Fiona Woodhouse said the association's Kowloon centre was full and its Wan Chai centre bursting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707779/taken-after-familys-murder-da-da-and-her-30-mates-seek-new-shelter
  8. Historic compound and SCPA share 88 years of policing

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... But everyone was tail-wagglingly friendly. 'Eighty-eight years ago the police compound was brand new. Actually, it's even earlier than the SPCA's establishment and that's why we're having the cocktails here today,' SPCA chairman Sandy Macalister told the gathering. It was unfortunate that everyone was too busy playing with the animals to listen to him. For once, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705792/historic-compound-and-scpa-share-88-years-policing
  9. Romping memories

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the SPCA headquarters will be most affected, as they will no longer be able to enjoy shoreline walks. But Michael Wong Ho-ming, deputy director of community development at the SPCA, says ... to open soon in Tai Po, Sham Shui Po and Tseung Kwan O. He says the main problem now is a lack of publicity. The SPCA is planning to organise events in the new Sheung Wan park soon to get the word ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703318/romping-memories
  10. Government's catch-and-kill policy for stray animals has clearly failed

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the scheme would closely follow the model of the SPCA's cat colony care programme and the animals would be monitored long term by trained volunteers who would report any health problems, injuries or other issues to the SPCA. The scheme would be further monitored by department officers. TNR is intended to reduce the population of stray animals and solve the issue of packs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/730425/governments-catch-and-kill-policy-stray-animals-has-clearly-failed

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